DIY College Rankings College Softball Recruiting Resources

This is a guide to the website resources for college softball recruiting.

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college softball teams by state

College Softball Teams by State

(Updated for 2020) If you want to play on a college softball team, you should probably be looking in California, Pennsylvania, or New York. However, ...
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When Will College Coaches Start Contacting Me?

(Updated for 2020) If you’re serious about playing college athletics, you need to understand how and when college coaches can start contacting you (officially) and ...
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How to Figure Out Your Chances of Getting a College Athletic Scholarship

It would be nice if there was a formula somewhere that high school players could use to calculate their odds of getting an athletic scholarship ...
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15 Sample Athletic Resumes and Letters

(This year only two resources have fallen off of the list. Given the number of resources already on the list, I decided to just replace ...
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5 Ways to Get Smart About College Baseball Recruiting

As you start the college baseball recruiting process, you need to know what you don’t know. And sometimes it feels like you would rather not ...
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What You Need to Know About Verbal Commitments

If you’re looking to play college athletics, you can’t help but hear about verbal commitments. And if you’re pursuing an athletic scholarship, chances are that ...
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How Much do D1 Colleges Spend on Softball Programs?

(This post has been updated with data available December of 2019.) All things being equal, why not play for a college that spends more money ...
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What Athletes Need to Know About the Ivy League Academic Index

If you’re interested in playing your sport for one of the Ivy League schools, you need to understand the Academic Index. I’m assuming that you ...
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Creating a Recruiting Video with Your Phone Resource Center

If you're an athlete trying to get recruited to play in college, then you KNOW you need to have video. You have several options for ...
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Reality Check Part 2: Playing College Baseball

Hopefully, the previous post demonstrated that the chances of getting a scholarship to play college baseball aren’t very good. Sometimes I think parents talk about the baseball ...
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